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Gender: Male Meaning of Duane: "swarthy" Origin of Duane: Irish

The name Duane is a boy's name of Irish origin meaning "swarthy". Duane and is often added to lists like Irish Names for Dogs and discussed in our forums with posts like "Change One Letter".

From the experts:

An old Irish surname that was big in the 1960s, but would be an unexpected choice for a child now.

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Famous People Named Duane

Duane Eddy, American guitarist
(Roy) Duane Ward, American baseball player
Duane Dudley Chase, American actor
Duane Lee "Dog" Chapman Sr., American Bounty Hunter and reality TV personality
Duane Lee Chapman II, American Bounty Hunter and TV personality; son of Dog
Duane Johnson Jr. aka Defari, American rapper
(Howard) Duane Allman, American guitarist and musician

Pop Culture References for the name Duane

Duane Adelier, character in webcomic "Unsounded"